top of page

National Milk Day 2023



In honor of National Milk Day, I am going to go over dairy recommendations & some fun ways you can enjoy milk!



According to USDA My Plate regarding dairy :

“The Dairy Group includes milk, yogurt, cheese, lactose-free milk and fortified soy milk and yogurt. The Dairy Group does not include foods made from milk that have little calcium and a high fat content. Examples of this are cream cheese, sour cream, cream, and butter”


Dairy needs vary by age, sex, height, weight, & activity levels. Your can find more information specific to you at MyPlate.gov but here are some general guidelines:

Dairy Conversions for 1 cup:



Now it's time to have fun with milk! Here are some basic recipes for yogurt & ice cream:

Making your own yogurt (pressure cooker)

Instant Pot Yogurt (Simply Recipes)

Making your own ice cream



References:
1. USDA, “Dairy”. USDA My Plate. 2020-2025. https://www.myplate.gov/eat-healthy/dairy

2. Bir, Sara. “Instant Pot Yogurt”. Simply Recipes. Feb 17, 2022. https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/instant_pot_yogurt/
3. Amy + Jacky. “Instant Pot Yogurt #12”. Amy+Jacky Pressure Cook Recipes. Jan 14, 2020. https://www.pressurecookrecipes.com/instant-pot-yogurt/

4. Volz, Monique. “Raspberry Greek Frozen Yogurt with Dark Chocolate”. Ambitious Kitchen. Aug 22, 2011. https://www.ambitiouskitchen.com/raspberry-greek-frozen-yogurt-with-dark-chocolate/
5. Younkin, Mary. “The Best (and Easiest Ice Cream You’ll Ever Make”. Barefeet in the Kitchen. Jul 01, 2021. https://barefeetinthekitchen.com/homemade-ice-cream-recipe/



Recent Posts

See All

Comments


bottom of page